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THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday ordered the closure of 10 foreign-owned business establishments for operating in Boracay island without government permits.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is seeking an additional P2 billion to fund the expansion of corn and sorghum production to help develop the livestock industry, which is heavily dependent on feed imports, in anticipation of a surge in meat consumption.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to release the list of vinegar brands that use synthetic acetic acid.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it expects at least 839 employees to be affected on the restructuring of the National Food Authority (NFA).
THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday that most subcategories of the livestock sector reported increased production in the first quarter, led by the egg-laying poultry segment.
A LUXURY condominium project is now pre-selling at a whopping P550,000 per square meter (sq.m.), making it the most expensive in Metro Manila, according to Colliers International.
THE AVERAGE farmgate price of palay, or unmilled rice, rose 0.3% during the first week of May to P18.45 per kilogram (kg), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
IN boosting social enterprises, the project is contributing to the country’ attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is co-implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev), and the Australian embassy in the Philippines.
PROPERTY companies reported higher profits for the first three months of 2019, driven by sustained sales of residential condominiums and higher rental income.
FOOD DELIVERY company Foodpanda Group (stylized as foodpanda) is gearing up for expansion in the Philippines as it celebrates its fifth anniversary in the country.
THE International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has signed a financing agreement with the Philippines supporting a poverty-reduction and income-raising program covering 20 of the poorest provinces in Mindanao and the Eastern Visayas.
THE PHILIPPINES is expected to reduce its rice imports due to ample inventories and increased production forecast for 2019/2020, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said.
THE METRO MANILA office sector’s capacity is expected to grow by 1 million square meters a year between 2019 and 2021, with demand for such space driven by the speed of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority’s (PEZA) investment application approvals for incentives, Colliers International said.
THE Philippines has become a preferred destination for Chinese investors, according to the new report released by real estate advisory firm Santos Knight Frank.
A NEARLY FLAT farm output marked the first quarter, slowing from a small increment a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Thursday a day ahead of its gross domestic product (GDP) report for the same period, noting that increases in livestock, poultry and fisheries output narrowly offset a drop in crops that accounted for half of total value of production.
PHILEX Mining Corp. saw a 32% drop in its net income to P206.498 million in the first three months of 2019, dragged by weaker metal production arising from declining ore grades.
AT LEAST 1 million hectares of land devoted solely to coconut cultivation will be targeted for conversion to diversified crop production sites, aided by advanced irrigation techniques, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is expecting the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to be a major food producer for the Philippines in five years.
THE Department of Agriculture said it plans to give farmer-beneficiaries a seat on the bids and awards committees of projects intended to benefit their communities to give them a say in the procurement process.
METRO MANILA’S supply of Prime and Grade A office space grew by about 170,000 square meters (sq.m.) in the first quarter of the year, with more than half located in Makati City, commercial real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield Philippines said.
THE NATIONAL Food Authority (NFA) said Monday that its purchases of palay, or unmilled rice, breached the 3-million-bag mark, bringing total procurement to 3.073 million bags in the four months to April, when its mandate shifted to buying solely from domestic farmers.
THE farmgate price of palay, or unmilled rice, continued to decline during the middle weeks of April, with domestic prices still under pressure amid expectations of more liberal imports of cheap rice, even as the government concentrates all its procurement efforts on domestic rice.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has signaled that it will claim the full amount of P10 billion once tariffs start generating funding for the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), arguing that a P5 billion advance provided in 2018 was meant for other rice projects.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said pork is a deregulated commodity which businesses are free to import, amid complaints from domestic producers about oversupply and the resulting tight supply conditions for cold storage.
ZOHO CORP. has launched a software that could help small businesses develop their own branding while easing tasks.
CELEBRATING its 20th anniversary, Legend Hotel International Corp.’s (LHIC) Puerto Princesa hotel is targeting to take advantage of the booming tourism industry in Palawan.